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Angelo Pizzo


After achieving fame by writing and producing the massively popular sports films Hoosiers (1986) and Rudy (1993), Angelo Pizzo fielded numerous requests to pen more inspirational sports stories. At first he feared becoming pigeonholed as the go-to sports-movie guy. But eventually he accepted this destiny as he continued writing screenplays, most ... See full bio »

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My All-American
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Perfect in '76
Fri, May 29 5:05 AM PDT on SHOCSE (581)

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Hoosiers Writer
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Rudy Writer
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 2016 Bleed for This (story by)
 2015 My All-American (written by)
 2005 The Game of Their Lives (written by)
 1993 Rudy (written by)
 1986 Hoosiers (written by)
 1984 Knots Landing (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Silent Missions (1984) ... (written by)
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If I can make people cry in screenplay form, I know we have a serious chance in movie form. See more »

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Pizzo rarely watched TV while growing up, preferring to read instead. Some of his favorite authors were Mark Twain, Alexandre Dumas, Charles Dickens, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ernest Hemingway. See more »

Trademark:

Uplifting sports dramas based on or inspired by real people

Nickname:

Andy

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